Yearly Archives: 2012

Patricia Faust Sayre

Patricia Faust Sayre of Vineyard Haven died on October 4, 2012, in Boston following a brief illness at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Martha’s Vineyard tops W. Bridgewater to clinch playoff berth

Kat Dorr and Aubrey Ashmun scored as the Vineyarders won a first place league showdown with West Bridgewater and qualified for the state tournament.

Arbitrator rules Tisbury was justified in firing Sgt. Fiske

The arbitrator ruled that Sergeant Fiske failed to comply with Tisbury Police Department domestic violence and sexual assault policies.

Dragger goes aground on Lobsterville Beach

Bound under tow for Hyannis, the Betty B awaits salvage on Losterville Beach.

Police task force nabs violent Worcester felon on cocaine charge

A man with a long and violent criminal record faces cocaine trafficking charges on Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown wants medical review in firefighter injury case

According to its counsel, Edgartown has already paid thousands more than it was obliged to, on behalf of James Klingensmith.

Imprisoned coke dealer Britton set free on drug lab malfeasance

He admitted to cocaine dealing, was convicted and sentenced to state prison. But state testing lab employee's malfeasance led to a convict's release.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission concludes wind energy plan hearing

There was barely a breeze of public comment at the Martha's Vineyard Commission's public hearing on a draft wind energy plan for Dukes County last week.

Jail explains why fingerprints failed to identify defendant

Only after jailers resubmitted Shannon Owen's fingerprints five days after her arrest did they learn her true identity and fugitive status.

Charges dropped against Island man in July Oak Bluffs brawl

Police and prosecutors sort out charges from a July street fight in Oak Bluffs.